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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, by Robert Burns.  Edinburgh: Printed for the Author and sold by William Creech, 1787. "Stinking" - "To a Haggis" edition.


Binding: New. Blue cloth on boards. Title & date in gold on the spine. Laid paper.

Marks: Embossed mark "Burns Monument Kilmarnock", on the title page.


Comment by James McKie: "…and other attestations, …of winter in Edinburgh in 1787..the Edition came for London which were also …thereby making three district issues of Burns' Edinburgh edition in 1787 - see … 16th December 1872. James M'Kie."

Inscription: "Friend, Edward Ruthtor? July 9th 1827", on title page.
Inscription: "Stinking page 263", on initial page.

There are pencil annotations throughout the text.

Discolouration on title page suggestions that there was an image of Burns opposite at one point.

The Dick Institute
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East Ayrshire Leisure

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